December 15, 2017

Pic & Poem of the Week: July 31, 2016

(Click on picture for larger image) • • • The Need of Being Versed in Country Things The house had gone to bring again To the midnight sky a sunset glow. Now the chimney was all of the house that stood, Like a pistil after the petals go. The barn opposed across the way, That […]

Pic & Poem of the Week: July 24, 2016

(Click on picture for larger image) Blessing When the World is Ending Look, the world is always ending somewhere. Somewhere the sun has come crashing down. Somewhere it has gone completely dark. Somewhere it has ended with the gun, the knife, the fist. Somewhere it has ended with the slammed door, the shattered hope. Somewhere […]

Pic & Poem of the Week: July 17, 2016

(Click on picture for larger image) • • • At the Johnson County Fair The sweet sins of Summer beckon from within the bubbling oil, burnt by grease as young arms are by sun. I am at once a funnel cake, and want one. Neon-painted curious eyes, slit-sized once more by festering scent of cattle […]

Pic & Poem of the Week: July 10, 2016

Click on picture for larger image • • • Summer, when the living is easy and we store up pleasure in our bodies like fat, like Eskimos, for the coming season of privation. All August the Ferris wheel will turn in the little amusement park, and screaming teenage girls will jump into the river with […]

Pic & Poem of the Week: July 3, 2016

Pic & Poem of the Week July 3, 2016 For your pleasure and contemplation, I am posting an original photograph and a corresponding poem each week on Sundays. May these offerings help lead us to a deeper place of rest on the Lord’s Day. Click on the picture for a larger image. • • • From “Chicago” Come and show […]

Pic & Poem of the Week: June 26, 2016

Pic & Poem of the Week June 26, 2016 For your pleasure and contemplation, I am posting an original photograph and a corresponding poem each week on Sundays. May these offerings help lead us to a deeper place of rest on the Lord’s Day. Click on the picture for a larger image. • • • Walker, your footsteps are the […]

Pic & Poem of the Week: June 19, 2016

Pic & Poem of the Week June 19, 2016 For your pleasure and contemplation, I am posting an original photograph and a corresponding poem each week on Sundays. May these offerings help lead us to a deeper place of rest on the Lord’s Day. Click on the picture for a larger image. • • • The Sound of Trees I […]

Pic & Poem of the Week: June 12, 2016

Pic & Poem of the Week June 12, 2016 For your pleasure and contemplation, I am posting an original photograph and a corresponding poem each week on Sundays. May these offerings help lead us to a deeper place of rest on the Lord’s Day. Click on the picture for a larger image. • • • Lord, give me blessed fear […]

Pic & Poem of the Week: June 5, 2016

Pic & Poem of the Week June 5, 2016 For your pleasure and contemplation, I am posting an original photograph and a corresponding poem each week on Sundays. May these offerings help lead us to a deeper place of rest on the Lord’s Day. Click on the picture for a larger image. • • • As Kingfishers Catch Fire As […]

Pic & Poem of the Week: May 29, 2016

Pic & Poem of the Week May 29, 2016 For your pleasure and contemplation, I am posting an original photograph and a corresponding poem each week on Sundays. May these offerings help lead us to a deeper place of rest on the Lord’s Day. Click on the picture for a larger image. • • • The Real Work It may […]